Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

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Caxton Press, Jan 1, 1963 - Travel - 239 pages
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Settle into your four-wheel-drive vehicle or a chair and take off for the mining camps of Colorado! This book is an illustrated history of fifty-nine towns famous during the gold and silver rushes of the 1800s, with directions on how to get to each.

  

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Contents

1 ALICE
27
2 ALTA
31
3 ALTMAN
36
4 AMERICAN CITY
39
5 ANACONDA
43
6 ANIMAS FORKS
46
7 APEX
53
8 BALTIMORE
57
31 MOUNT FALCON
140
32 NEVADAVILLE
145
33 NINETY FOUR
149
35 NUGGET
152
36 OLD OPHIR
157
37 QUARTZ
160
38 QUERIDA
161
39 RED MOUNTAIN TOWN
163

9 THE ORIGINAL BENTS STOCKADE
60
10 BURROWS PARK
64
11 CAPITOL CITY
67
12 CARIBOU
70
13 CARSON
77
14 EUREKA
83
15 FLORESTA
88
16 GILPIN
92
17 GLADSTONE
94
18 GOLD HILL
97
19 GOLD PARK
100
20 GOTHIC
103
21 HANCOCK
108
22 HOLY CROSS CITY
112
23 HOWARDSVILLE
117
24 IRONTON
120
25 LAMARTINE
122
26 THE LONDON MINES
125
27 MAGNOLIA
128
28 MIDDLETON
131
29 MINERAL POINT
132
30 MONTEZUMA
136
40 ROMLEY
167
41 ROSES CABIN
170
42 ROSITA
174
43 RUBYIRWIN
179
44 ST ELMO
185
45 SAINTS JOHN
188
46 SANTIAGO
194
47 SHERMAN
196
48 SNEFFELS
198
49 TIN CUP
202
50 TOMICHI
210
51 VICKSBURG
212
52 WALDORF
216
53 WALL STREET
220
54 WEST CREEK
224
55 WHITECROSS
226
56 WHITEPINE
229
57 THE WILD IRISHMAN
232
58 WINFIELD
235
59 WOODSTOCK
238
INDEX
240
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Page 8 - A Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps, by Perry Eberhart, is a nearly all-inclusive survey of the State's hundreds of abandoned camps.

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Robert L. Brown was a teacher of Western and Colorado history in the Denver School System for thirty-three years and later at the Denver Center of the University of Colorado.  He has published a number of guide books focusing on Colorado history including Colorado On Foot (1991) and Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies (1968), both published by Caxton Press.

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